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Primary Sources Research: Historical Newspapers

Using Historical Newspapers

Historical newspapers provide you with:

  • Primary sources for a specific region or time
  • Views of that time era's culture
  • Details of local history
  • Reflection of community growth

Online Historical Newspaper Access

  • Chronicling America  Source: Library of Congress
    Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924

  • LIFE Magazine Photo Archive  Hosted by Google, this digital archive has over 110 years of images published in Life Magazine.